HyperDic: hominid

English > 2 senses of the word hominid:
NOUNanimalhominida primate of the family Hominidae
ADJECTIVEallhominid, hominiancharacterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures
hominid > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'mahnihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > hominid: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures.
Synonymhominian
BroaderhumanHaving human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings
Nounshominida primate of the family Hominidae
English > hominid: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA primate of the family Hominidae.
Member ofHominidae, family Hominidaemodern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
NarrowerJavanthropus, genus Javanthropusformer genus of primitive man
Pithecanthropus, Pithecanthropus erectus, genus Pithecanthropusformer genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus
Sinanthropus, genus Sinanthropusgenus to which Peking man was formerly assigned
Sivapithecusfossil primates found in India
australopithecineAny of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus
dryopithecineConsidered a possible ancestor to both anthropoid apes and humans
homo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
BroaderprimateAny placental mammal of the order Primates
Spanishhomínido
Catalanhomínid
Adjectiveshominidcharacterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures

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